Oil and gas prices: Boiling-frog effect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — Many readers will know about the claim that a frog plopped into boiling water will hop right back out if it can, while one put into more…

Top Republican now target of American wrath

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Fed up with his refusal to consider defunding Obamacare, protesters took the fight right into the backyard of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. A "Pull the more…

Little League baseball, Boy Scouts to be taxed?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) — A California bill that could strip tax-exempt status from Little League, the Boy Scouts of America and other “discriminatory” nonprofit youth-serving groups could come up more…

Zimmerman to seek legal fees from Florida

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) ORLANDO, Fla. — George Zimmerman, whose acquittal in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin sparked protests across the United States, will ask Florida more…

Biggest shareholder unloads J.C. Penney

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager William Ackman, the biggest shareholder in J.C. Penney Co Inc, said on Monday he had sold his entire stake after his campaign to more…

Author: Don't spend on 'worthless degree'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ljeGN5ZDoHFge9mp8K_m5Ulvwpq1FIAx"] Just imagine. Spending $50,000 and four years on a college degree, and then finding out the resulting qualifications are more or less useless. That's one of more…

More VA madness: Bonuses despite dead patients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Michael Volpe There have been at least seven instances where bonuses have been paid to Veterans Administration officials even though they were on watch when hospitals failed more…

Boehner: Don't shut down gov't over Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGOTRIBUNE) — U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner warned rank-and-file Republicans in a conference call on Thursday against using the threat of a government shutdown to stop more…

Cops threaten arrests for feeding homeless

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Vxd2h5ZDq5F_X9NRFFGhltcL8CmFtx1t"] (WRAL) — Raleigh, N.C. — A spokesman for the Raleigh Police Department says a police officer was enforcing a city ordinance when he reportedly told, without more…

TARP money funding Detroit blight removal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT NEWS) — Detroit — Gov. Rick Snyder joined city and congressional officials Monday to kick off what was described as the largest residential blight removal in state more…